John Lewis

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European Windows

John Lewis

American Jazz Classics


AJC 122025




European Windows

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This edition contains the complete John Lewis album European Windows, appearing here on CD for the first time ever.
Recorded in Germany in 1958, it offers elaborate extended arrangements of Lewi’s compositions. As a bonus, the rare LP The Modern Jazz Society, which is included here in its entirety. It also presents compositions and arrangements by John Lewis (two songs are performed on both albums).
This 1955 album features such outstanding soloist as J.J. Johnson, Stan Getz and Tony Scott, among others.

[1-6] JOHN LEWIS (p), Percy Heath (b), CONNIE KAY (d).
Plus members of the Stuttgart Symphony Orchestra including Gerald Weinkopt (fl) and Ronnie Ross (bs). Arrangements by John Lewis except Midsömmer by Günther Schuller.
Stuttgart, Germany, Feb. 20 (tracks 1-3) & 21 (tracks 4-6)

[7-11] Bonus album: John Lewis - The Modern Jazz Society presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music.
Featuring: J.J. Johnson (tb), Stan Getz & Lucky Thompson (ts), Tony Scott (cl), Günter Schuller (flhn), Billy Bauer (g), Percy Heath (b) & Connie Kay (d), among others. Arrangements by Lohn Lewis and Günther Schuller. New York, March 14, 1955

1. Midsömmer,
2. The Queen’s Fancy,
3. Cortège,
4. Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West,
5. England’s Carol [variations of Ye Merry Gentlemen],
6. Three Windows,
7. Little David’s Fugue,
8. Django,
9. The Queen’s Fancy
10. Midsömmer,
11. Sun Dance